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Chris Hedges

Chris Hedges

Chris Hedges is a Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist who was a foreign correspondent for fifteen years for The New York Times, where he served as the Middle East Bureau Chief and Balkan Bureau Chief for the paper. He is the host of the Emmy Award-nominated RT America show On Contact. His most recent book is "America: The Farewell Tour" (2019).

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The Ruling Class Broke the Railway Strike—Because That's What It Means to Be the Ruling Class

The expedited legislation passed by Congress to avert a strike by railroad unions dealt one more blow in the decades long war waged by the two ruling parties against the working class.

Chris Hedges ·


Why I Pray This Is My Last Book on the Subject of War

War unleashes the poison of nationalism, with its twin evils of self-exaltation and bigotry. Backed by shameless cheerleaders, it creates an illusory sense of unity and purpose but leads only to death and misery.

Chris Hedges ·


Do Not Stop Worrying. Do Not Love the Bomb

The longer the proxy war in Ukraine continues, the closer we come to a direct confrontation with Russia. Once that happens, the Dr. Strangeloves running the show will reach for the nukes.

Chris Hedges ·


The Crush of Our Song

The powerful keep those they exploit from knowing who they are, where they came from and the crimes of the ruling class. As social inequality mounts, so does the campaign to keep us in darkness.

Chris Hedges ·


The Puppets and the Puppet Masters

The judicial proceedings against Julian Assange give a faux legality to the state persecution of the most important and courageous journalist of our generation.

Chris Hedges ·


We Have Seen This Movie Before: The Fascists Have Arrived

The failure of the neoliberal order—which continues to ignore the needs and aspirations of the people—gives fuel to an ascendant far right that feeds on the despair and humiliation of the working class.

Chris Hedges ·


Strike, Strike, Strike

Mounting inequality is fueling protests around the globe. The global ruling class is determined to prevent these protests from employing the weapon that can bring them down—strikes.

Chris Hedges ·


It Is Time to Throw the Monarchies of the World Into the Dustbin of History

The royals are oligarchs. They are guardians of their class.

Chris Hedges ·

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